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Historic Preservation Month–

Posted on 30th April 2010 at 08:03

Historic Preservation Month starts tomorrow in Longview, with activities planned for the first four Saturdays through the month. Bill Kasch with the Longview Historic Preservation Commission says that things will kick off tomorrow morning at 10 am, at The Merk building at Commerce and Broadway in downtown Longview. Mayor Kurt Anagnostou will help to kick things off, this year’s Historic Preservation Awards will be presented, and the R. A. Long High School Jazz Band will also perform. On the 8th, Longview City Council member and R. A. Long history teacher Dennis Weber will lead a walking tour of downtown, starting at 10 am. On the 15th, Park Superintendent Al George will lead a walking tour of Lake Sacajawea Park, and Margaret Green of the Willapa Hills Audubon Society will also help a presentation on the bird markers that are posted around the lake. On the 22nd, Kasch will lead a tour of R. A. Long Park and the Longview Library, along with a stop at the Monticello Hotel, and on Sunday, the 23rd, the first “Great Bicycle Tour of Lake Sacajawea” will be held, kicked off by Mayor Kurt Anagnostou. More information on all of these events is available on the City of Longview website.